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Potomac Review at AWP Feb.4th

Potomac Review Celebrates “Best of 50” at AWP, the national associated writing program conference, held this year in Washington, D.C. Our reading features 5 nationally known prize winning authors including Kirk Nesset, winner of the Drue Heinz prize, Sandra Beasley,…

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Is Literature Dead?

Intern Morgan discusses a frightening possibility. According to Ben MacIntyre of Sunday Times, the internet is killing the art of storytelling. He writes, “A generation is tuned, increasingly and sometimes exclusively, to the cacophony of interactive chatter and noise, exciting…

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Twitter fiction?

Intern Morgan discovers Twitter fiction. Sounds oxymoronic, does it not? 140-character or less stories include the thoughts, impressions, and sentence-long eloquence of the blogger/typer/texter. Has the internet destroyed our attention spans? Or is it just another way that society and…

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Electronic Invasion!

Intern Jana discusses the rising popularity of e-readers. The other day, I was standing on an escalator at a crowded metro station during evening rush hour, being lowered in to a throng of commuters. I could see about 100 people…

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The Twelve Gifts of Internship

Here's a belated Christmas post from Intern Holly. 1)      Friendships:  Sitting with the editors and fellow interns each week, we shared personal stories, our own writing, and encouragement for each of our dreams and goals. 2)      Lessons:   I’ve learned how…

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